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Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New York

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York State

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

9,564,435 9,568,747 9,575,456 9,581,857 9,588,258 9,595,186 9,602,750 9,612,652 9,625,882 9,638,067 9,645,668 9,647,282  

2013

9,643,243 9,637,148 9,634,141 9,638,121 9,646,461 9,655,330 9,660,293 9,655,577 9,640,261 9,620,358 9,601,154 9,583,747  

2014

9,568,507 9,555,038 9,543,233 9,531,922 9,521,136 9,512,596 9,506,832 9,505,320 9,507,458 9,510,169 9,512,399 9,517,113  

2015

9,524,954 9,533,927 9,542,416 9,548,293 9,549,164 9,543,550 9,534,767 9,527,129 9,523,717 9,527,500 9,537,575 9,548,386  

2016

9,554,664 9,553,707 9,545,384 9,533,668 9,523,916 9,518,429 9,516,807 9,517,447 9,518,718 9,518,573 9,517,508 9,518,132  

2017

9,786,877 9,800,351 9,817,572 9,835,869 9,852,683 9,865,598 9,872,094 9,870,248 9,860,903 9,846,668 9,830,847 9,817,592  

2018

9,811,681 9,815,682 9,827,553 9,840,981 9,849,643 9,851,785 9,849,030 9,845,885 9,844,431 9,845,546 9,849,131 9,854,208  

2019

9,858,570 9,860,331 9,860,362 9,861,141 9,864,463 9,870,657 9,877,987 9,885,501 9,895,889 9,910,497 9,925,425 9,932,018  

2020

9,923,921 9,899,607 9,864,566 9,359,206 9,494,524 9,562,307 9,578,818 9,483,828 9,483,945 9,410,966 9,403,074 9,382,646  

2021

9,362,929 9,344,821 9,548,482 9,548,857 9,519,849 9,535,782 9,487,697 9,463,499 9,409,934 9,385,787 9,366,160 9,364,698  

2022

9,386,918 9,369,054 9,373,155 9,404,038 9,456,937 9,495,213 9,512,388 9,542,654 (p)9,506,064        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

8,742,699 8,742,066 8,742,131 8,742,019 8,744,437 8,751,630 8,764,316 8,781,926 8,802,411 8,820,734 8,833,612 8,840,572  

2013

8,842,773 8,844,420 8,850,795 8,864,330 8,880,236 8,893,914 8,902,869 8,906,160 8,905,146 8,902,906 8,901,935 8,901,999  

2014

8,903,251 8,905,204 8,906,972 8,907,932 8,909,964 8,914,743 8,921,190 8,929,372 8,938,865 8,948,744 8,958,578 8,969,792  

2015

8,982,601 8,995,441 9,008,594 9,021,384 9,032,002 9,038,865 9,043,435 9,047,482 9,053,257 9,062,751 9,074,704 9,085,645  

2016

9,092,379 9,092,674 9,086,193 9,075,462 9,064,157 9,054,675 9,048,360 9,045,264 9,044,383 9,045,425 9,050,218 9,059,508  

2017

9,326,683 9,346,626 9,366,666 9,384,093 9,398,001 9,407,322 9,410,601 9,407,451 9,399,265 9,388,484 9,377,414 9,370,967  

2018

9,373,350 9,386,086 9,406,848 9,429,347 9,446,654 9,456,523 9,459,881 9,459,747 9,457,863 9,456,826 9,458,921 9,464,583  

2019

9,472,023 9,479,650 9,486,094 9,491,920 9,497,238 9,501,494 9,503,811 9,505,846 9,513,713 9,527,231 9,540,945 9,546,194  

2020

9,537,629 9,514,153 9,482,618 7,839,695 7,927,721 8,255,048 8,361,578 8,438,359 8,503,498 8,533,486 8,551,035 8,555,149  

2021

8,554,226 8,555,836 8,790,193 8,804,181 8,817,795 8,827,869 8,832,744 8,837,061 8,842,284 8,851,212 8,856,579 8,859,312  

2022

8,888,257 8,910,100 8,944,494 8,981,984 9,042,551 9,078,823 9,099,038 9,097,557 (p)9,100,402        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

821,736 826,681 833,325 839,838 843,821 843,556 838,434 830,726 823,471 817,333 812,056 806,710  

2013

800,470 792,728 783,346 773,791 766,225 761,416 757,424 749,417 735,115 717,452 699,219 681,748  

2014

665,256 649,834 636,261 623,990 611,172 597,853 585,642 575,948 568,593 561,425 553,821 547,321  

2015

542,353 538,486 533,822 526,909 517,162 504,685 491,332 479,647 470,460 464,749 462,871 462,741  

2016

462,285 461,033 459,191 458,206 459,759 463,754 468,447 472,183 474,335 473,148 467,290 458,624  

2017

460,194 453,725 450,906 451,776 454,682 458,276 461,493 462,797 461,638 458,184 453,433 446,625  

2018

438,331 429,596 420,705 411,634 402,989 395,262 389,149 386,138 386,568 388,720 390,210 389,625  

2019

386,547 380,681 374,268 369,221 367,225 369,163 374,176 379,655 382,176 383,266 384,480 385,824  

2020

386,292 385,454 381,948 1,519,511 1,566,803 1,307,259 1,217,240 1,045,469 980,447 877,480 852,039 827,497  

2021

808,703 788,985 758,289 744,676 702,054 707,913 654,953 626,438 567,650 534,575 509,581 505,386  

2022

498,661 458,954 428,661 422,054 414,386 416,390 413,350 445,097 (p)405,662        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

8.6 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.4  

2013

8.3 8.2 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.1  

2014

7.0 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.8  

2015

5.7 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8  

2016

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8  

2017

4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5  

2018

4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0  

2019

3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9  

2020

3.9 3.9 3.9 16.2 16.5 13.7 12.7 11.0 10.3 9.3 9.1 8.8  

2021

8.6 8.4 7.9 7.8 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.6 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4  

2022

5.3 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.7 (p)4.3        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

9,502,388 9,543,111 9,556,549 9,519,917 9,579,828 9,692,668 9,729,342 9,649,502 9,598,463 9,663,133 9,581,223 9,615,061 9,602,599

2013

9,632,205 9,596,911 9,574,282 9,584,690 9,638,299 9,754,844 9,789,156 9,720,538 9,624,507 9,603,405 9,561,763 9,514,786 9,632,949

2014

9,528,500 9,535,089 9,556,171 9,461,129 9,501,482 9,604,625 9,629,737 9,566,555 9,463,582 9,517,515 9,466,191 9,452,220 9,523,567

2015

9,504,454 9,499,514 9,515,224 9,520,807 9,566,673 9,619,841 9,640,450 9,587,048 9,478,713 9,513,961 9,483,341 9,508,195 9,536,519

2016

9,521,317 9,536,299 9,564,014 9,499,735 9,492,201 9,575,842 9,620,258 9,580,771 9,519,837 9,506,514 9,457,603 9,449,866 9,527,021

2017

9,759,716 9,781,004 9,828,478 9,804,232 9,810,605 9,920,095 9,985,496 9,906,616 9,891,283 9,830,874 9,785,432 9,754,210 9,838,170

2018

9,787,213 9,819,907 9,826,985 9,794,314 9,797,667 9,929,012 9,955,618 9,874,580 9,817,913 9,847,515 9,813,717 9,842,714 9,842,263

2019

9,849,512 9,845,486 9,870,506 9,808,372 9,808,665 9,901,552 9,962,858 9,930,883 9,896,521 9,921,448 9,883,688 9,883,043 9,880,211

2020

9,944,661 9,952,764 9,891,699 9,271,389 9,360,311 9,595,279 9,649,892 9,585,057 9,467,093 9,446,252 9,384,174 9,351,816 9,575,032

2021

9,340,122 9,340,538 9,552,051 9,509,804 9,445,614 9,563,712 9,573,626 9,506,794 9,405,294 9,389,814 9,347,999 9,322,127 9,441,458

2022

9,397,008 9,400,085 9,438,676 9,397,450 9,503,891 9,551,449 9,586,986 9,572,606 (p)9,505,699        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

8,632,152 8,650,776 8,709,937 8,732,719 8,766,303 8,841,234 8,847,642 8,804,398 8,813,215 8,867,813 8,815,644 8,819,157 8,775,083

2013

8,751,100 8,748,808 8,799,993 8,862,316 8,899,312 8,977,838 9,007,315 8,962,394 8,906,117 8,886,537 8,894,992 8,872,782 8,880,792

2014

8,827,151 8,817,740 8,888,650 8,892,145 8,918,197 9,013,528 9,009,182 8,968,871 8,922,088 8,981,649 8,929,836 8,934,896 8,925,328

2015

8,908,819 8,911,182 8,981,670 9,021,468 9,062,321 9,115,995 9,123,623 9,102,801 9,034,656 9,069,638 9,040,370 9,059,319 9,035,989

2016

9,022,325 9,031,096 9,080,801 9,059,322 9,077,139 9,119,514 9,129,639 9,095,631 9,051,505 9,043,627 9,027,722 9,016,072 9,062,866

2017

9,257,663 9,268,794 9,374,183 9,378,099 9,384,059 9,469,576 9,501,125 9,422,939 9,446,507 9,399,438 9,360,323 9,330,294 9,382,750

2018

9,305,089 9,330,185 9,385,088 9,404,216 9,443,038 9,524,117 9,543,803 9,475,878 9,462,132 9,487,808 9,461,266 9,463,224 9,440,487

2019

9,402,573 9,413,506 9,474,618 9,469,148 9,467,273 9,538,834 9,563,767 9,536,029 9,550,632 9,557,601 9,529,816 9,527,701 9,502,625

2020

9,525,745 9,528,776 9,414,663 7,797,327 7,817,716 8,306,274 8,388,969 8,540,307 8,510,737 8,606,811 8,585,242 8,552,749 8,631,276

2021

8,475,485 8,479,146 8,762,981 8,778,132 8,780,792 8,848,636 8,891,389 8,869,919 8,866,305 8,887,860 8,893,083 8,901,633 8,786,280

2022

8,900,923 8,922,951 8,995,385 9,006,436 9,115,279 9,136,893 9,129,695 9,101,007 (p)9,138,249        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

870,236 892,335 846,612 787,198 813,525 851,434 881,700 845,104 785,248 795,320 765,579 795,904 827,516

2013

881,105 848,103 774,289 722,374 738,987 777,006 781,841 758,144 718,390 716,868 666,771 642,004 752,157

2014

701,349 717,349 667,521 568,984 583,285 591,097 620,555 597,684 541,494 535,866 536,355 517,324 598,239

2015

595,635 588,332 533,554 499,339 504,352 503,846 516,827 484,247 444,057 444,323 442,971 448,876 500,530

2016

498,992 505,203 483,213 440,413 415,062 456,328 490,619 485,140 468,332 462,887 429,881 433,794 464,155

2017

502,053 512,210 454,295 426,133 426,546 450,519 484,371 483,677 444,776 431,436 425,109 423,916 455,420

2018

482,124 489,722 441,897 390,098 354,629 404,895 411,815 398,702 355,781 359,707 352,451 379,490 401,776

2019

446,939 431,980 395,888 339,224 341,392 362,718 399,091 394,854 345,889 363,847 353,872 355,342 377,586

2020

418,916 423,988 477,036 1,474,062 1,542,595 1,289,005 1,260,923 1,044,750 956,356 839,441 798,932 799,067 943,756

2021

864,637 861,392 789,070 731,672 664,822 715,076 682,237 636,875 538,989 501,954 454,916 420,494 655,178

2022

496,085 477,134 443,291 391,014 388,612 414,556 457,291 471,599 (p)367,450        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

9.2 9.4 8.9 8.3 8.5 8.8 9.1 8.8 8.2 8.2 8.0 8.3 8.6

2013

9.1 8.8 8.1 7.5 7.7 8.0 8.0 7.8 7.5 7.5 7.0 6.7 7.8

2014

7.4 7.5 7.0 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.2 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.5 6.3

2015

6.3 6.2 5.6 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.4 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.2

2016

5.2 5.3 5.1 4.6 4.4 4.8 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.6 4.9

2017

5.1 5.2 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.5 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.6

2018

4.9 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.6 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.9 4.1

2019

4.5 4.4 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.8

2020

4.2 4.3 4.8 15.9 16.5 13.4 13.1 10.9 10.1 8.9 8.5 8.5 9.9

2021

9.3 9.2 8.3 7.7 7.0 7.5 7.1 6.7 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 6.9

2022

5.3 5.1 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.8 4.9 (p)3.9        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).